Daily Archives: February 23, 2013

Dearth of Local Co-Op in Games

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David and I love to play games, together, all kinds of games, board, tabletop, video, etc. Now obviously with tabletop and board games you just have to find ones that are built for at least two players, we even have some that can be played as one player. Games specifically designed for two people is even better because it is built around the dynamic of either competition or working together (usually competition).

The problem with a lot of video games lately is that even if they do have a true co-op mode they often do not allow for local co-op. Now I will admit that maybe this boils down to the types of games we like to play, but at the same time if there is an online co-op mode, why can’t there be some form of local co-op? Continue reading